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After a video call with State CMs - most of whom want the lockdown extended - the Prime Minister could be considering a two-week extension.
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Sources have indicated that the Centre is considering this request.
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Karnataka's Chief Minister
Total Coronavirus Cases Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi communicated with the CMs of different states to talk about the chance of the expansion of the lockdown. PM Modi was spotted wearing a home made mask.
CMs were also supporting the mask during the collaboration. Most states are purportedly for augmentation of the lockdown. Then Odisha and Punjab have just declared an expansion. State governments have now declared regulation zones that will additionally confine the development of the occupants.
Delhi, Gurugram and Gautam Buddha Nagar otherwise known as Noida have all reported regulation zones as cases have expanded consistently. Furthermore, Indore has risen as one of the most-seriously affected urban communities.
Upwards of 30 deaths have been accounted for in the city. Up until this point, as per information by the Health Ministry, India has 6,565 dynamic cases, while 239 have surrendered to coronavirus.
According to the service information, 642 have been relieved or released. The quantity of cases is the most elevated in Maharashtra at 1,574, followed by Tamil Nadu and Delhi with 911 and 943 cases.